The Hassle-Free Guide to Buying Your Guy a Gift He’ll Love

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Every few months there seems to be another holiday, anniversary, birthday, or other occasion to buy a gift for your significant other. It can be complicated to buy a gift for the man in your life, and whether you’re in a new relationship or have been together for a decade, gift giving can be a tricky art to master.

The next time you feel overwhelmed with shopping or underwhelmed with options, consider the following suggestions for a hassle-free guide to buying your guy a gift he’ll love.

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Start With Some Brainstorming

What has he mentioned lately? You need some eavesdropping skills to master the art of surprise presents. Directly asking him what he wants may or may not result in a monotone “I don’t know.” Instead of feeling stumped, try using some sleuthing skills to pick up on hints in conversations.

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Did you overhear him talking about a big game or a concert with his buddies? Or maybe he mentioned that his favorite band is in town this summer. Find out if there is an event he’s interested in, for which you could get tickets. An activity to do with your man is always a great gift option because it will be an experience you’ll never forget and you’ll create memories together. Be sure to look out for presale codes, group pricing for friends, and other deals to save you some cash.

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Fan Merchandise

If you want to go for something a little smaller-scale, think about what he’s interested in, whether it be a concert or his favorite hockey team. A sophisticated beer mug with his favorite team logo, or a set of coasters sporting his favorite band’s album artwork could be perfect for his man cave. Any die-hard sports fan will appreciate memorabilia that is thoughtful and serves a purpose. Giant foam fingers are a no-no, but glassware, clothing, or something useful like a branded case for his tablet can be an everyday reminder of his favorite team or band.

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